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Truls Mørk, Cello and Behzod Abduraimov, Piano Photo
Truls Mørk, Cello and Behzod Abduraimov, Piano Photo
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Truls Mørk, Cello and Behzod Abduraimov, Piano

Thursday, May 3, 2018, 8:00 PM Creative Reactions Contest Winners Announcement at 7pm, free to ticketholders

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RACHMANINOFF Two Pieces for Cello and Piano, Op. 2
GRIEG Cello Sonata in A Minor, Op. 36
GRIEG Intermezzo in A Minor for Cello and Piano
RACHMANINOFF Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 19

About the Artist

Truls Mørk is one of the 21st century’s definitive cellists—his tone is song-like and recognizable, as if he’s extracting his own voice from the instrument. He is the only Norwegian ever to win a Grammy Award, and his playing has been characterized as “unforced splendor … his expansive, Russian-inflected bowing and vibrato ensures that quiet passages float into the far reaches of the hall.” (The New Yorker) In the last decade, his public appearances have been scarce due to illness, and we feel honored to be a part of his return to the world stage, which has already been met with glorious reviews. He is joined by Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov in a program of chamber music by two great composers from their respective homelands: Norway’s Edvard Grieg and Russia’s Sergei Rachmaninoff. Abduraimov made his Princeton debut in 2013 as a relatively unknown gem, and has since gone on to major stardom, including his Stern Auditorium in Carnegie Hall debut this past season.

Artist Websites

Truls Mørk »
Behzod Abduraimov »

Truls Mork Plays Chopin Sonata

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Cellist Truls Mork Plays Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata - 2nd movt.

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“Technical control is one thing, but the compelling quality throughout this programme was the intense personal conviction Truls conveyed … By turns tender, introverted, fiery and passionate, he constantly propelled us forward on this compelling epic journey.”

- The Strad Magazine